Bio.

Sci Proj Rubric & Calendar

Improved CBE Style Guide: Use #2 Name Date System. thanks Brent!

(new) Design your projects to fit the statistics.

Sci Proj Finding Sources
Need a Journal? Try HiWire

You will know you have a journal article if it is formatted like a science lab: Abstract, Background, Methods, Results, and Discussion. They are where scientist make their findings known.

(new) Mock research paper using CBE style literature cited.

Sci Proj Idea Starters

Project eBoard your line to get help

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Nov 7 (Tues)

Period 2, 4, 6

Students will know the role of chromosomes in determining an individual's sex.

Students will know why approximately half of an individual's DNA sequence comes from each parent.

1) See correct answers to district final
2) Ch 8-1 studyguide
3) Homework: Ch 8-1 outline; Vocab with cues; & 8-1 study guide
4) Organism Observation Lab (How do you pick a science project problem?)

Nov 9 (Thurs)

Periods 2, 4, 6

Students will know the role of chromosomes in determining an individual's sex.

Students will know why approximately half of an individual's DNA sequence comes from each parent.

1) Homework due: 8-1 studyguide; 8-1 outline; 8-1 vocab with cues; & "organism observation lab"
2) Discussion of cell cycle & mitosis stages
3) Time for Mitosis Stage Lab
4) Homework: ch 8-2 study guide; 8-2 vocab with cues; 8-2 outline

Nov 13 (Mon)
Students will know meiosis is an early step in sexual reproduction in which the pairs of chromosomes separate and segregate randomly during cell division to produce gametes containing one chromosome of each type.

1) Homework due: ch 8-2 study guide; 8-2 vocab with cues; 8-2 outline
2) Discussion of cell cycle & mitosis building a basis for understanding meiosis.
3) Finish time for mitosis observation lab
4) Homework: ch 8-3 vocab with cues; 8-3 outline;
5) Science Project Checklist, due dates, and writing rubric handed out.

Quia Vocab Practice for all chapters

Nov 14 (Tues)
Students will know meiosis is an early step in sexual reproduction in which the pairs of chromosomes separate and segregate randomly during cell division to produce gametes containing one chromosome of each type.

1) Homework due: ch 8-3 vocab with cues; 8-3 outline
2) finish time for mitosis lab
3) 8-3 study guide
4) Meiosis diagram
5) Meiosis project (see pic of meiosis I; meiosis II)
6) Homework: time for mitosis graph & paragraph A & E of discussion

Quia Vocab Practice for all chapters

Nov 16 (Thurs)
Students will know meiosis is an early step in sexual reproduction in which the pairs of chromosomes separate and segregate randomly during cell division to produce gametes containing one chromosome of each type.

1) Ch 8 Vocab Test Cumulative
2) Homework due: Homework: time for mitosis graph & paragraph A & E of discussion
3) Work on meiosis models (PLEASE BRING "CHROMOSOME MATERIAL" of 2 colors: pipe cleaners, yarn, string confetti, etc) meiosis pic model

Quia Vocab Practice for all chapters

Nov 20 (Mon)
Students will know meiosis is an early step in sexual reproduction in which the pairs of chromosomes separate and segregate randomly during cell division to produce gametes containing one chromosome of each type. 1) Retake ch 8 vocab test (with word bank for old chapters you will max out at 89%, without word bank 100%)
2) Work on meiosis models
Nov 21 (Tues)
 

1)Ch 8 Test Review
2) Ch 8 MC Test
3) Meiosis models due by end of period
4) Mendel Day! Ch 9-1 study guide

Nov 27 (Mon)
Students will know how random chromosome segregation explains the probability that a particular allele will be in a gamete.

1) A Few Thoughts on Science Projects
2) Coin Tossing Lab (learning to talk the talk)

Nov 28 (Tues)
Students know how to predict possible combinations of alleles in a zygote from the genetic makeup of the parents. 1) Homework due: 9-1 outline & 9-1 study guide
2) Finish Coin Tossing Lab
3) Mendel's Discoveries (video with quiz)
4) Polygenic Traits
5) Homework: outline 9-2, vocab & cues 9-1, finish 4 questions of coin toss lab, and finish 2 graphs of polygenic lab
Nov 30 (Thurs)
  1) Homework due: outline 9-2, vocab & cues 9-1, finish 4 questions of coin toss lab, and finish 2 graphs of polygenic lab
2) Baby Face Lab
3) Homework: Vocab & Cues for 9-2
Dec 5 (Tues)
 

1) Homework: Vocab & Cues for 9-2
2) Human Genetics Problems
3) Baby Face Lab
4) Please post your project subject on Science Project Eboard tonight.

Science Project Idea Starters

Quia vocab study ch 9

Quia practice quiz ch 9 cumulative

Quia study all other chapters

Dec 6 (Wed)

minimum day

 

1) Ch 9 vocabulary quiz
2) Draw Babies!

Dec 7 (Thurs)
 

1) Discuss testcrosses and dihybrid crosses
2) 9-1 studyguide; 9-2 studyguide
3) Draw those children, couples.

Dec 11 (Mon)
  1) Ch 12-2 vocabulary with cues
2) Introduce multiple alleles and codominance trait blood typing
Dec 12 (Tues)
 

Due: Ch 12-2 vocab with cues

1) Introduce x-linked or sex-linked traits like colorblindness
2) Solving pedigrees for dominant, recessive, and x-linked traits
3) Finish Baby Faces (family portraits taken)

Dec 14 (Thurs)
  1) DUE: Research Project Sources (In a 3-ring binder; copies of entire periodical or journal articles, copies of pages used from books and their publishing info. page; please highlite text you plan to use in your paper)
2) Review of Genetics using powerpoint
3) MC Test over 9-1, 9-2, 12-2 and human genetics problems
Dec 18 (Mon)
  1) Designing projects to fit the statistics
2) DNA vocab
3) Homework: Get your rough draft of your paper done (mock paper using CBE) & post your problem, hypothesis, and experimental design ideas on the class eBoard
Dec 19 (Tues)
  1) 3 DNA processes you need to know
2) DNA Coding activity
Dec 21 (Thurs)
 

1) DUE: Research Project Background Paper (Teacher will not grade papers turned in after due date)
2)
STRAND B CODING REVIEW
3) study guide 10-1, 10-2, 10-3

Jan 8 (Mon)
 

1) Returning review
2) evaluate study guides
3) Go over research projects

6:30-9:30pm Rm D102 Get help on research projects going to school sci fair on Wed of this week

Jan 9 (Tues)
Students know the general pathway by which ribosomes synthesize proteins, using tRNAs to translate genetic information in mRNA. 1) Semester Test Review
2) Evaluation of 10-1, 10-2, 10-3 study guides
3) Seeing DNA Processes
4) Acting out DNA processes
5) Mutation Types
Jan 10 (Wed)
  SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS DUE for those wanting to get 50 extra credit points. Includes display board and completed Science Fair Notebook. Another 50 points extra credit will be awarded to those going to district and applied to next semester's grade.
Jan 11 (Thurs)
Students know how mutations in the DNA sequence of a gene may or may not affect the expression of the gene or the sequence of amino acids in an encoded protein.

1) DNA CH 10 Vocab Test (practice on Quia.com )
2) Mutation Types
3) disorder discussion
4)

Jan 15 (Mon)
  Martin Luther King Day: take a breather and finish your research paper
Jan 16 (Tues)
  1) Research Project Paper Due
2) State Standard Review for Semester Test
Jan 18 (Thurs)
 

1) Homework due (2b,c,d,e,f,&g on state standard review)
2) Control of transcription